THE FOOTLIGHT CLUB
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A Musical Comedy in Two Acts
Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert
"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying"
by Shepherd Mead
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser Directed by Arthur O'Malley
Musical Director: Alan Hart Choreographer: Janet Grey
Finch GIRARD ELLIOTT
Book Voice DON SCOPE
Gatch DON SCOPE
Jenkins HERBERT LONG
Johnson RUSS WARDE
Matthews WILLIAM KING
Peterson ROBERT GIGUERE
Tackaberry BOB TEMPLE
Davis PAUL ABBOTT
Biggley BOB BRANDT
Rosemary TINA SULLIVAN
Bratt HUGH McDONAGH
Smitty KATHLEEN DOOHER
Frump DAVID BOSSIO
Miss Krumholtz KATHERINE McINTYRE
Miss Jones GRETA BRANDT
Twimble LEIGH ROSE
Hedy AUDREY ABRAMS
Scrubwomen MILDRED ADELSON, MADELINE BURBANK
Ovington BOB TEMPLE
TV Announcer PAUL ABBOTT
Minister WILLIAM KING
Wickettes RENA BASKIN, SANDI SERKESS
Policeman ROBERT GIGUERE
Womper SAM MESSINA
SYNOPSIS OF SCENES
The time is the present
Scent I Exterior of the World Wide Wicket Company (W.W.W.C.)
Scene II Corridor of W.W.W.C.
Scene III Outer Office of W.W.W.C.
Scene IV The Mail Room
Scene V J.B. Biggley's Office
Scene VI Corridor of W.W.W.C.
Scene VII Elevator Landing
Scene VIII Outer Office of W.W.W.C. Saturday Morning
Scene IX Finch's First Office
Scene X Plans and Systems Office
Scene XI Corridor of W.W.W.C.
Scene XII The Roof
Scene XIII Elevator Landing
Scene XIV J.B. Biggley's Office
Scene I The Outer Office
Scene II Finch's New Advertising Office
Scene III J.B. Biggley's Office
Scene IV Men's Washroom of W.W.W.C.
Scene V The Boardroom
Scene VI Televison Show
Scene VII Wrecked Outer Office
Scene VIII Elevator Landing
Scene IX J.B. Biggley's Office
Scene X Corridor of W.W.W.C.
Scene XI Outer Office
Produced by special arrangement with Music Theatre International
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying — Finch
Happy To Keep His Dinner Warm — Rosemary
Coffee Break — Frump, Smitty and Chorus
The Company Way — Twimble and Finch
The Company Way Reprise — Frump, Twimble and Chorus
A Secretary Is Not A Toy — Bratt, Frump, Miss Krumholtz and Chorus
Been A Long Day — Smitty, Rosemary and Finch
Been A Long Day Reprise — Frump, Biggley and Hedy
Grand Old Ivy — Biggley and Finch
Paris Original — Rosemary, Smitty, Miss Jones, Miss Krumholtz and Girls
Rosemary — Finch and Rosemary
Finale - Act One — Rosemary, Finch and Frump
Cinderella, Darling — Smitty and Girls
Love From A Heart Of Gold — Biggley and Hedy
I Believe In You — Finch and Men
I Believe In You — Rosemary
Brotherhood of Man — Finch, Womper, Biggley, Miss Jones and Men
Finale — Entire Company
Piano ALAN HART
String Bass RICHARD MANDALL
Alto Sax JOHN LOBOSCO
Trumpet MARK SCHWARTZ
Trumbone MARK OLSEN
Oboe CELESTE FORD
GIRARD ELLIOTT ( Finch ) , formerly a member of the Juniors, is appearing
in his first major production for the Footlight Club. We hope that his plans
to attend Northeastern University will not interfere with his theatrical pur-
suits. Welcome to the boards, shipmate!
DON SCOPE (Book Voice and Gatch) lists photography and gardening as
principal avocations between developments stemming from his activities in
the Footlight Club. Once a professional magician, he has contributed to
such diverse Footlight illusions as THE FANTASTIKS and HOW THE
OTHER HALF LOVES. His performance as Gatch underscores nicely the
scope of his fine abilities.
HERBERT LONG (Jenkins) brings occupational experience as an office
manager to his role in this business satire. This performance marks his debut
with the Footlight Club. Thanks for comin' along, Herb!
RUSS WARDE (Johnson) is another talented newcomer to the Footlight
stage. Active with the Norwood Players, Russ has been connected with
productions of MUSIC MAN, ANYTHING GOES, and MOUSETRAP. His
continued involvement with us can't help but reap great rewards for the
WILLIAM KING (Matthews and Minister) brings a majesty of experience
elsewhere to his debut with the Footlight Club. A student actor and infor-
mation clerk at the American Center for the Arts, Bill tells us that between
audiences he enjoys criticizing films, singing, and reading.
BOB GIGUERE (Peterson and Policeman) has appeared as Mortimer in the
FANTASTIKS for the Footlight Club. He has also been active in several
variety shows for the Dedham Boosters Club.
BOB TEMPLE (Tackaberry and Ovington) has appeared for the Foot-
lighters as Henry in the FANTASTIKS. Perhaps his experience as a tele-
phone worker explains his adept handling of lines and his ability to connect
with every audience he faces. He's never too busy to give a part all it needs.
PAUL ABBOTT (Davis and TV announcer), a student at Boston College,
appeared as Carter in WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION. Paul plans
to go into social work, and with ambitions like that he needs no aPAULogies
from us. Hey, Abbott?!!
BOB BRANDT (J.B. Biggley), after a long absence from the Footlight Club,
re-emerged last season as the Judge in WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION,
a performance which testified aptly to his fine talents. His performance as
the head of World Wide Wickets upholds that decision.
TINA SULLIVAN (Rosemary), a student at the Leland Powers School of
Theatre, has appeared with the Juniors in TOM JONES. At the PARK
SCHOOL she played in SEE HOW THEY RUN, THE GLASS MENAGERIE,
HUGH McDONAGH (Bratt) is an assistant principal with the Boston Public
Schools which means that he brings a measure of expertise to his role as a
big company manager. When he isn't teaching or acting, he's taking pictures
or playing trivia. That's certainly a WHO'S HUGH of activity, eh?
KATHLEEN DOOHER (Smitty) has appeared in LIFE WITH FATHER,
FORTY CARATS, WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, HE AND SHE,
and HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES. In addition she has worked back-
stage on THE FANTASTIKS, and served in a variety of capacities on many
other productions. Aside from her acting duties, she also produced the
current production. She is a member of the Board of the Footlight Club.
DAVID BOSSIO (Frump) has appeared as Sir Wilfred in WITNESS FOR
THE PROSECUTION and as Frank Foster in HOW THE OTHER HALF
LOVES. A fine talent.
KATHERINE McINTYRE (Miss Krumholtz), a perennial favorite with the
Footlight Club, has appeared in HOGAN'S GOAT, PLAZA SUITE, 40
CARATS, and HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES. She is also active with
the St. Thomas Woman's Club.
GRETA BRANDT (Miss Jones), real-life wife of our J. B. Biggley, has
appeared in WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION where she gave an ex-
tremely convincing performance as Janet MacKenzie.
LEIGH ROSE (Twimble) has appeared in TWILIGHT WALK, PLAZA
SUITE, CURIOUS SAVAGE, and FIVE FINGER EXERCISE for the Foot-
light Club. For the Quincy Players he has appeared in NATURE'S WAY
and SEE HOW THEY RUN. Mr. Rose has also performed with the Boston
AUDREY ABRAMS (Hedy LaRue) has played in NIGHT OF THE
IGUANA and PLAZA SUITE for the Footlight Club. She has appeared in
summer stock for seven seasons. A member of many other community
theatre groups, Audrey has also appeared in GUYS AND DOLLS, THE
SUBJECT WAS ROSES, MISS REARDON DRINKS A LITTLE, THE
RAINMAKER, COME BLOW YOUR HORN, and LOVERS AND OTHER
SAM MESSINA (Wally Womper), current President of the Footlight Club,
is as tough a Chairman of the Board in real life as he is in tonight's play.
His direction of NIGHT OF THE IGUANA and last year's highly successful
WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION has earned for him a respected repu-
tation as a hard but talented taskmaster, always striving for professionalism.
ARTHUR O'MALLEY (director) is familiar to Footlight audiences for his
performances in THE FANTASTIKS, LIFE WITH FATHER, HOW THE
OTHER HALF LOVES, and WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION. A
member of the Board of Directors, Mr. O'Malley also brings to his first
directorial assignment a wealth of undergraduate experience in such pro-
ductions as CAROUSEL, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, TWELFTH
NIGHT, COME BLOW YOUR HORN and THE TAMING OF THE
SHREW which he performed both in this country and in England as a guest
of THE RESTORATION ARTS THEATER.
ALAN HART (music director) accompanied the Footlight Club production
of FANTASTIKS. He has staged productions of PIRATES OF PENZANCE,
WEST SIDE STORY, and LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE for other theater
groups. A teacher, his hobbies include . . . children's literature, visual arts,
JANET GREY (Choreographer) toured Europe as a professional dancer for
many years before establishing her own dancing school in Boston. Her con-
tributions to the Footlight Club have included choreography for THE FAN-
TASTIKS and many other production assignments. Currently, she is also
a member of the Board of Directors.
BOB CLARK and LEIGH ROSE (set design) have designed for Footlight
Club productions of FUMED OAK, LIFE WITH FATHER, BLACK
COMEDY, THE WOMEN, PLAZA SUITE, and DON'T DRINK THE
WATER. THEY ARE DOUBLY GIFTED FOR THEY DESIGNED AND
CONSTRUCTED SOME OF THE CLUB'S MOST BEAUTIFUL AND EF-
CHORUS: Just as any company must rely for a smooth operation upon its
clerical employees, so the success of any musical production depends largely
upon the spirit and talents of its chorus. We're pleased to report that this
chorus displays an organizational pride unparalleled since Colonel Sanders
sold out to General Foods!
Miss Mildred Adelson Mrs. j. Edward Keefe, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Bloomberg Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kussman
Miss Ruth Brooks Dr. Bertram K. Little
Miss Amy Davol Mr. and Mrs. S.J. Messina
Miss Kathleen Dooher Mr. Arthur O'Malley
Mr. and Mrs. John Forbes Mr. and Mrs. John H. O'Neill
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Frost Mrs. Maureen Vaughan
Miss Lillian Grahn Mrs. Richard Warren
Mr. and Mrs. Parkman Dexter Harding Dr. J. Martin Woodall
Mr. and Mrs. Erik A. Johnson Mrs. J. Martin Woodall
Mr. J. Edward Keefe, Jr. Mr. Charles W. Wolf
Mrs. Sidney Altman Mr. George Hansen
Mr. and Mrs. James Amberman Miss Katherine Heggie
Mr. and Mrs. George R. Burbank Miss Marry Lally
Mr. and Mrs. Armando Giangrande Mr. Michael Pavone
Mrs. John R. Flather Mrs. David D. Scannell
Mr. Richard B. Fowler Mrs. Samuel J. Tomasello
Miss Anne W. Furness Miss Marie F. G. Zinkevich
"Come Children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for the
play is played out."
MANAGEMENT OF THE PLAY
Director Arthur O'Malley
Musical Director Alan Hart
Choreographer Janet Grey
Producer Kathleen Dooher
Stage Manager Maureen Vaughn
Assistant to the Director Betty Foran
Set Design Bob Clarke and Leigh Rose
Set Construction Bob Clarke, Leigh Rose, Barbara Keefe,
Greg Thornton, John Gately, Steve Gately
Set Assistants Arthur O'Malley, Cyndee Pavone,
Geri Domenicucci, Russ Warde
Lighting Design Robert Martin
Costumes Alice Woodall and "The Jolly Wickettes"
Make-Up Mildred Adelson
Properties Ann Sullivan, Jackie Hunt, Geri Domenicucci,
Nancy Sally, Frances Foynes
Publicity S.J. Messina
Travel Arrangement F. P. Jarvis
Social Chairman Mrs. Thomas Higgins
The Club invites you to have refreshments in the William S. Parker
room following the first act. Lights will be dimmed shortly before the end
PLEASE — NO FLASH PICTURES